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Today's News

  • In search of love

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Can you find real love through a reality television show?
    Lancaster native Paige Duke has asked herself that question, as the nation will be able to watch her compete for the attention of a coveted bachelor.
    Duke, who made headlines earlier this year after her controversial firing as a Miss Sprint Cup, is one of 22 woman who will appear on “Sweet Home Alabama,” a reality series that airs on the CMT cable network.

  • IL looks to stay unbeaten

     

       

    The Indian Land Warriors will seek to keep their unbeaten streak going as they hit the road Friday night for the first of three straight Conference IV-AA away football games.

  • Tri-County coaches honor five county players

     

       

    RICHBURG – A quality quintet of county players earned honors at the weekly meeting of the Founders Federal Tri-County Football Coaches Association meeting on Tuesday.

  • Lancaster High School tennis team splits two matches

    The Lancaster High School tennis team split a pair of Region III-AAAA matches last week.

    The Lady Bruins topped Gaffney, 4-3, but dropped a 7-0 loss to Spartanburg.

  • Sutton’s 40 tops U.S. Kids field

     

    Anthony “ T “ Sutton won the boys 10-year-old division at the Western N.C. U.S. Kids event held at the Clubs of Cherokee Valley in Travelers Rest on Sept.18.

  • Lottie Manus Harmon, 90

    Lottie Manus Harmon, 90
    Lottie Manus Harmon, 90, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011.  
    She was the daughter of the late William Arthur Manus and Amanda Helms Manus.
    Survivors include a son, Sam Harmon of Lancaster; two daughters, Betty H. Spinks of Fort Mill and Carolyn H. Palmer of Fort Mill; four sisters, Ollie Cannon of Greenville, Winnie Bagwell of Davidson, N.C., Wilma Ledford of Bessemer City, N.C., and Martha Bigham of Waxhaw; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

  • IL teacher dies after ATV accident

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A beloved Lancaster County coach and Indian Land Elementary School physical education teacher died Tuesday from injuries sustained in an ATV accident over the weekend.
    According to Lancaster County Emergency Medical Services records, Mike Kersey suffered a severe head injury shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday when he was thrown from an ATV at his home on Dirt Road in the Van Wyck community.

  • Man killed in bike accident Sunday

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    A Lancaster County man was killed Sunday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a street sign.
    The crash happened at about 2:25 p.m. on Barberville Road in Indian Land, said Lance Cpl. Billy Elder with the S.C. Highway Patrol.
    The motorcycle driver, Steven Jones, 29, was driving a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on Barberville Road when the accident happened.
    Elder said the driver traveled off the right side of the road on a curve and struck a street sign.

  • IL teacher hurt in ATV wreck

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A respected Indian Land coach has been severely injured in an ATV accident.
    Mike Kersey, a physical education teacher at Indian Land Elementary  School and a wrestling coach at Indian Land High School, suffered a severe head injury after being thrown from an ATV.
    According to Lancaster County EMS, the accident occurred a few minutes before 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Kersey’s home on Dirt Road in Van Wyck.

  • I have really lost my marbles

    My idea of shopping usually involves a mall bench. 

    Recently, while sitting on one, itching for the stores to cut out the lights, I spied an electronics store right across from my perch. I couldn’t help but notice young people going in and out of it. 

    You know, sometimes an old man’s curious nature gets the best of me. 

    In my case, that nosiness – uh, curiosity – dates back to summer evenings in 1942.